Tiffany Chen opened up about her complications after giving birth and Bell’s Palsy diagnosis.

In a recent interview for CBS MorningsRobert De Niro’s partner, Tiffany Chen, shared details about her health complications after she had given birth to her and Robert’s first child.

“When I went home, I started to feel like, my tongue felt strange. It felt a little tingly, just starting to get a little bit numb. And then I realized my face…my face just felt weird.” Tiffany said. “It was just like everything was starting to just fall down on itself. Like, my face was melting on itself.” the martial arts instructor added.

Chen spoke about her inability to speak or eat after she gave birth to her daughter, Gia. “I said, ‘There’s something really going on here. I lost all facial function the minute I got into the hospital.” she said. Tiffany was diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, a health complication that impacts the face.

Robert De Niro New Baby

Robert De Niro and Tiffany Chen

Photo Credit: The Hollywood JR / BACKGRID

In May 2023, Robert De Niro welcomed his seventh child, his first with partner Tiffany Chen. The news about the baby was confirmed during an interview in which Robert De Niro corrected a reporter who stated the actor has six children. “Seven, actually. I just had a baby.” De Niro said back then.

Published by HOLR Magazine.